New Directions in Interdisciplinarity: Broad, Deep, and Critical

  title={New Directions in Interdisciplinarity: Broad, Deep, and Critical},
  author={R. Frodeman and C. Mitcham},
  journal={Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society},
  pages={506 - 514}
  • R. Frodeman, C. Mitcham
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
  • Aristotle launched Western knowledge on a trajectory toward disciplinarity that continues to this day. But is the knowledge management project that began with Aristotle adequate for the age of Google? Perhaps an undisciplined discourse more evocative of Plato can help us constitute new, more relevant inter- and transdisciplinary forms of knowledge. This article explores the history of disciplinarity and interdisciplinarity, arguing for a new, critical form of interdisciplinarity that moves… CONTINUE READING
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